Gunfire Strikes Man in East Orange

EMS rushed a male victim to University Hospital in Newark after they found him shot in a neighborhood in East Orange this evening.

Reports of shots fired sent several police units to the 100 block of South Harrison Avenue near Central Avenue shortly before 7:30 p.m. where officers found the victim suffering a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the buttocks according to reports.

Police set up a crime scene in the area where they searched for evidence and a possible suspect.

The motive for the shooting is under investigating.

The Essex County Sherriff's Department is assisting with the investigation.

There were no arrests immediately reported.

South Harrison Street, East Orange, NJ